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The conventional wisdom about tactical voting is wrong

Herrmann, Michael, Munzert, Simon and Selb, Peter (2015) The conventional wisdom about tactical voting is wrong. British Politics and Policy at LSE (04 Nov 2015). Website.

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Have you ever voted for another party because you felt that your party had no chance of winning the seat? If yes, then you might be among the 5 to 10 per cent of tactical voters. In this article, Michael Herrmann, Simon Munzert, and Peter Selb explain how, contrary to popular belief, the Liberal Democrats were the big winners of tactical voting in 1997 and 2001.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2017 10:13
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 19:59

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